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Offline Pohjolas Daughter

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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #540 on: July 25, 2020, 07:52:47 AM »
Very late in the day, P, I'm getting into Bruckner. It is all that Denham's fault. ;D
lol  I've been skirting around far, so good!  ;)


Offline vandermolen

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Re: Thirty three and a third.
« Reply #541 on: July 27, 2020, 10:27:23 PM »
Glazunov: The Seasons and Concert Waltzes 1 & 2.

Must be something in the water that Russian ballets are so good. Arguably Tchaikovsky is the greatest composer of ballet music with Glazunov is not far behind. The Seasons is a lovely score.

This issue is on the legendary Decca "wide band" label with stamped on the dead wax ZAL-7421-3W. A grooved label so early. I am not convinced wide band pressings are superior to narrow band even if they sell for a premium with many ending up in the Far East.
I listen to Glazunov's 'The Seasons' more than any ballet by Tchaikovsky.
"Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm" (Churchill).

'The test of a work of art is, in the end, our affection for it, not our ability to explain why it is good' (Stanley Kubrick).